Rousuck's Review: The "Queens Girl" Plays at Everyman Theatre | WYPR

Rousuck's Review: The "Queens Girl" Plays at Everyman Theatre

May 23, 2019

Erika Rose in Queens Girl in Africa, Dawn Ursula in Queens Girl in the World
Credit Erika Rose by ClintonB Photography; Dawn Ursula by Teresa Castracane

It's Thursday, and time for theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck, who joins us in the studio each week with her reviews of the Maryland regional stage.  Today, she spotlights not one, but two plays now in repertory at Baltimore's Everyman TheatreQueens Girl in the World and Queens Girl in Africa, playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings' semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tales, each featuring one-woman performances by Dawn Ursula and Erika Rose, respectively, as African American "Queens girl" Jacqueline Marie Butler.

Directed by resident company member Paige Hernandez, the Queens Girl plays continue in repertory at Everyman Theatre through Sunday, June 23.  For showtimes and ticket information, click here